2019 Conference at a Glance

 

 

Dates:

November 9th and 10th

Location: 

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC)

Fitterman Hall 245 Greenwich Street

(Barclay Street Side entrance)

 

Agenda

November 9th, 2019


8:00 am Registration & Breakfast

9:00 am Welcome

9:15 am Opening Keynote

Sandra E. Timmons President of A Better Chance

10:00 am Mindfulness Activity

10:15 am Planning for a Culture of Kindness

Table Discussion

11:15 am BREAK

11:30 am Workshops I

Emma Hatton & Julian Wright: Reassurance vs. Resonance: How emotional mirroring in the classroom promotes social emotional growth in your children.

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Corazon Tierra: Help Children Express Their Authentic selves Through Dance

1:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 pm Workshops II

Chris DeRoller & Mike Clark- I Hear You! I See You!: A play-as-you-go workshop

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Cara Zelas - Fostering Kindness and Empathy With Help From Humans’ Best Friend

3:30 pm Break

3:45 pm Workshops III

Hope Mueller & Mark LaRivier -Authenticity-based social-emotional learning in

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Maya Projansky & Alexander Kopelman: Self-care as a Tool for Building Communities of Kindness

5:15 pm Sharing What We Learned

Table Discussion and Plenary

6:00 pm Networking Reception

November 10th, 2019

8:00 am Registration & Breakfast

9:00 am Welcome

9:15 am Keynote

10:00 am Workshops IV

Karen Levenberg & Annabell Baylin: Creating Classroom Values Through Daily Intentions

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Dona Socha- Expressive Art and the School Counselor

11:30 am BREAK

11:45 am Workshops V

Taylor Marie Frey & Mike Wesolowski: Use Humor to Make Math Relatable

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Hayley Ferber: Exploring Kindness, Empathy, and Authenticity Through Bookmaking

1:15 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:15 pm Workshops V

Eric Baylin- High School Students Grapple with Life’s Big Questions

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Alexander Kopelman & Mark LaRiviere: Using Empathy Maps as Planning and Assessment Tools

3:45 pm Sharing What We Learned

Table Discussion and Plenary

4:30 pm Closing